(HARTFORD, March 3, 2014) -- Day Pitney is Connecticut's number one bond counsel firm for 2013, serving as bond counsel on issues totaling more than $1.7 billion, according to The Bond Buyer.
"Our firm has been a nationally recognized bond counsel for over half a century now, and our current municipal finance team continues to enhance that legacy," said Namita Tripathi Shah, head of the firm's Municipal Finance practice. "This achievement is a testament to the trusted relationships we've established with state and local governments, government authorities, underwriters, borrowers, corporate trustees and banks and financial institutions in this region."
Day Pitney's municipal finance practice is headquartered in the firm's Hartford, CT, office, and from there the firm serves clients nationwide. The firm has represented more than 100 agencies and governmental units as bond counsel in Connecticut, including the State of Connecticut as Lead Bond Counsel and Disclosure Counsel on all general obligation bond issues, various state authorities, regional school districts, and towns and cities.
In addition to serving as bond and disclosure counsel, the practice represents many underwriters, trustees and borrowers in connection with tax-exempt and taxable state, authority and local government financings. The practice also includes advice in connection with distressed financings and municipal bond tax controversies.
The Bond Buyer, "the daily newspaper of public finance," is widely recognized as the leading source of information related to the public finance industry nationwide.
About Day PitneyDay Pitney LLP is a full-service law firm with close to 300 attorneys in Boston, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, DC. The firm offers clients strong corporate and litigation practices, with experience on behalf of large national and international corporations as well as emerging and middle-market companies and individuals.
On September 24, Day Pitney attorneys Judith Blank, Douglas Gillette, Glenn Rybacki and Namita Shah gave a presentation at the New England States Government Finance Officers Association (NESGFOA) 71st Annual Fall Conference in Mystic, CT.
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Doug Gillette and Bill Goddard will be featured panelists during the UConn School of Law's Symposium on Municipal Distress on Friday, September 15.
On November 22, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that he is appointing Jay Nolan to serve as his appointee on the state's recently created Municipal Accountability Review Board.
Doug Gillette was quoted in an article, "Assured Says It's Open to a Hartford Debt Restructuring," published in The Bond Buyer.
Day Pitney LLP has once again been recognized as Connecticut's number one bond counsel firm by volume, serving as bond counsel on issues in Connecticut totaling approximately $1.7 billion in 2016, according to The Bond Buyer, a daily newspaper serving the municipal bond industry.
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Hartford, Conn., May 26, 2016 - Day Pitney LLP represented the State of Connecticut as lead bond counsel and disclosure counsel in a general obligation refunding bond sale of $501.4 million. The sale resulted in saving of $75.5 million in debt service costs over the life of the refinanced bonds. The Nappier administration has an active debt refunding program which has saved taxpayers $1.1 billion to date.